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Primrose

Primula 'Garryarde Guinevere'

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

25cm

Max

30cm

10cm

Min

20cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Primrose Overview

This is a clump-forming perennial with flat, purple-pink flowers with yellow centres borne in early spring to late spring. Leaves are oval, toothed and bronze-green.

Common problems with Primrose

How to propagate Primrose

Division

By seed when fresh or in spring; increase selected forms during dormancy, either by division.

Seed

Cuttings

Root cuttings. Root cuttings can be taken when dormant in winter.

Other uses of Primrose

Mixed bed